Editor’s Note: Some roads are smooth and winding with scenic vistas while others are rocky and call for careful footing. The path before the O&P profession includes both anticipated obstacles and unmapped forks, each challenge requiring well-thought-out navigation. In this month’s editorial focus, we look at some of the trends that will shape the future of O&P and how the industry is preparing for them. Miki Fairley writes about customization vs. commoditization and Edward Neumann takes on the subject of approaches to evidence-based practice. In addition, don’t miss “Seeing the Light at Sunriver: AOPA Plans Ahead.” In this insightful article Miki Fairley looks at AOPA’s initiatives in partnership with other O&P leaders to set the future course of the profession.